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Upcoming Events

  • Riverside Neighborhood Monthly Meeting
    Tue, Feb 14
    zoom & inperson Garfield Elementary School
    Feb 14, 6:30 PM – Feb 15, 8:30 PM
    zoom & inperson Garfield Elementary School
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Halloween Decorating Contest

THEME- GHOSTS & SKELETONS

Witches are out, skeletons are seen, neighbors are decorating, 'Tis near Halloween.  Join in a friendly decorating competition and help transform Riverside into a frightfully, delightful community. We look forward to your creations for a ghostly, haunting, fun Halloween.

 

Nominate yourself or a neighbor by clicking the nominate button below.

Judging occurs between 10/24-10/28

You can win in the following categories:

  • Grand (Best Overall Decorated)

  • Best Theme- Ghosts & Skeletons

  • Best Daytime

  • Best Nighttime

  • Best Scariest

  • Best Harvest

  • Best Block

Oh my, yes the witches, warlocks and ghouls have created rules:

  1. Open to Riverside residents only.

  2. Address numbers must be visible from the street day and night.

  3. Nominees are not allowed to win in the same category for 3 years. Don't let this discourage you from decorating. There are many categories and you can still help your block be a winner.

  4. Homes with decorations that have been left up from previous holidays will be ineligible for a prize, (except for white twinkle lights that are meant to use year round).

Winners receive a prize,  a sign in their yard, recognition on Facebook, our website and NextDoor . ​

Happy Holidays

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

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Help us support Cocoon House

Each year Riverside Neighbors select a non-profit to support and this year it is Cocoon House. The mission of Cocoon House is to empower young people, families, and the community to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing and prevention.  This mission supports the belief that every young person deserves a home and the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. 

What they need:

  • The list above shows what they need and here are some other needed items:

  • Umbrellas

  • Sweatshirt/hoodies all adult sizes

  • Men's athletic shoes: sizes 8-12

  • Women's athletic shoes: sizes 6-11

You can give three ways:

1.  Purchase something from the list above and drop off at Katrina's 2515 E. Grand Ave before 12/16.  

2.  Go to their website and click DONATE.  In the notes please mention you are from Riverside so we can track our donations!

3.  Go directly to their Amazon gift list, purchase and have the item sent directly to them

Learn more about Cocoon House by attending our December meeting or go to their website

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Holiday Lighting Contest

Join in a Riverside tradition by decorating your home for the holidays.  Nominate yourself or a neighbor by clicking HERE.  Judging occurs on December 12th and winners announced on 12/14.  Below are the Categories and Rules

CATEGORIES

  • Best Decorated (3 winners)

  • Best Theme-Peace on Earth

  • Best Wreath

  • Best Daytime

  • Best Blow up

  • Best  Decorated Tree (inside or outside)

  • Best Decorated Block

  • Best Decorated Business

RULES

  1. Open to Riverside residents only.

  2. Address numbers must be visible from the street day and night.

  3. Nominees are not allowed to win in the same category for 3 years. Don't let this discourage you from decorating. There are many categories and you can still help your block be a winner.

  4. Homes with decorations that have been left up from previous holidays will be ineligible for a prize, (except for white twinkle lights that are meant to use year round).

Riverside Garage Sale

This Saturday 08/13/2022  9-3pm

Find Great stuff.  Click the Map button below for a real time map of where all the goodies are!  Have fun finding treasures and deals

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National Night Out

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Riverside Annual Garage Sale

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Saturday, August 13th  9-3

Have stuff to sell?  It’s time to clear out the old, rejuvenate and refresh!  After a two year hiatus, our Neighborhood Community Garage Sale will return.  This should make for a wonderful sale! 

  • Register by August 7th by clicking the link below and paying the nominal $5.00 registration fee.

  • We do the hard work of advertising and creating a map.

  • Complete the online form here and then click the button below to submit payment

August 2nd 5-8 PM at Garfield Park 2300 Walnut

Have Fun!  Come play games, talk to neighbors, eat.  Enjoy some music and get your face painted!  Families and kids come on out.

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